Antitrust Law

Antitrust and Health Care: The Floodgates Have Opened

, The Legal Intelligencer


The health care industry has been a hotbed of antitrust activity for several years now, but this year, the activity seems to have reached a fever pitch. Antitrust violations in the health care sector are enforced by both the Federal Trade Commission and the Department of Justice, as well as state attorney general's offices and private parties. All three government entities have increased their scrutiny of potential antitrust violations in the health care industry over the past several years and, as opposed to showing signs of slowing down, they all are showing signs of ramping up their efforts.

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